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Re: Accessibility of Whiteboard Animations

From: Gregg C Vanderheiden <greggvan@umd.edu>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 15:28:36 -0400
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Cc: IG - WAI Interest Group List list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: "Macintosh, Kristy (OMAFRA)" <Kristy.Macintosh@ontario.ca>
My thoughts…

if the whiteboard does not add any new information not in the audio — then it is redundant and accessible. 
If there IS new information then it would need to be described.  Best way though is to just be sure that information is in the audio (and captions of course) 


Gregg C Vanderheiden

> On May 10, 2017, at 11:51 AM, Macintosh, Kristy (OMAFRA) <Kristy.Macintosh@ontario.ca> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am wondering if anyone has insight into how (and if) whiteboard animations can be made accessible to everyone. There are many examples of these in YouTube but for a baseline for discussion here is one specific example (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZDTB8gmGvY <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZDTB8gmGvY>).
> -      Can this type of training tool be made fully accessible to all users (including those using assistive technologies) and if so what considerations need to be made?
> Thanks,
> Kristy
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